Greater Twin Cities Region

The Greater Twin Cities Region provides programs and services to people with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their families in the metro area including Anoka, Carver, Dakota, Hennepin, Ramsey, Scott, and Washington counties.

 

Region Programs

People living in the region and throughout Minnesota can access programs and services provided by The Arc Minnesota. For details, click here

 

Programs that are located within the Greater Twin Cities Region include the following:

GetSet! for Employment – The program prepares students with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their parents for the transition from school to an adult life with competitive employment as an expectation. The GetSet!™ program is a 6-week curriculum-based program. Click here.

 

Education and Training

Education and Training events located in the Twin Cities Region and webinars can be found here

 

Contact Information

The Arc Minnesota

2446 University Ave. West, Suite 110

Saint Paul, Minnesota 55114-0855

 

Toll-free:  833.450.1494

Local: 952.920.0855

Fax: 952.920.1480

arcminnesota.org

 

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August 2018

Special Education 101 – Twin Cities

August 7 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
The Arc Minnesota, 2446 University Ave W, Suite 110
St Paul, MN 55114 United States
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This workshop helps participants gain a better understanding of the Special Education Process and become a more active participant on their child’s IEP (Individualized Education Program) team. Learn about how children are identified for special education services, the evaluation process, and the process of developing an IEP. The workshop also includes information on developing IEP goals, accommodations and modifications, service delivery, least restrictive environment and positive communication between home and school.   Register for Special Education 101 - Twin Cities…

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Self-Advocacy Advisory Committee – Twin Cities Region

August 14 @ 5:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 5:00pm on day Second of the month, repeating until December 11, 2018

The Arc Minnesota, 2446 University Ave W, Suite 110
St Paul, MN 55114 United States
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Free

Join The Arc’s Self-Advocacy Advisory Committee and make change happen! You’ll build skills and become a leader while you work on important issues.  Members learn about issues, plan activities and work on goals as a team. Some members lead meetings or speak at events. Committee meetings are from 5:00-7:30 pm on the second Tuesday of every month at The Arc Minnesota. 

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South of the River Down Syndrome Networking Group

August 19 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 5:00pm on day Third of the month, repeating until November 18, 2018

Shepherd of the Valley Church, 12650 Johnny Cake Ridge Road
Apple Valley , MN United States
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Free

Join the South of the River Down Syndrome group in rooms 20 & 21 of Shepherd of the Valley Lutheran Church in Apple Valley. The Arc’s networking groups give parents and caregivers of children and adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities a place to share information, resources, and emotional support. Most groups are led by parents of children with disabilities who understand the issues parents face. 

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September 2018

Voting and Understanding the Electoral Process – Twin Cities

September 11 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
The Arc Minnesota, 2446 University Ave W, Suite 110
St Paul, MN 55114 United States
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Voting is a fundamental right. This session will answer common questions about voting in MN for people with disabilities, and will cover how to get registered to vote and what happens on voting day.   Register for Voting and Understanding the Electoral Process Workshop using the form on this page.   If you are in need of interpretive services or accommodations, please contact The Arc Minnesota with your request two weeks prior to the event. Haddii aad u baahantahay turjubaan…

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¡Adelante! Minneapolis

September 13 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 6:30pm on day Second of the month, repeating until May 9, 2019

Andersen United Community School, 1098 Andersen Lane
Minneapolis , MN United States
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Free

¡Adelante! networking groups from The Arc Minnesota are for Spanish-speaking families who have children and or family members with intellectual and developmental disabilities. ¡Adelante! reflects the language and culture of the Spanish-speaking community and welcomes all family members. Meetings begin with social time for families to get acquainted along with sharing food. Then adults hear presentations on topics such as disability services, special education and more, while children enjoy fun activities.

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South of the River Down Syndrome Networking Group

September 16 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 5:00pm on day Third of the month, repeating until November 18, 2018

Shepherd of the Valley Church, 12650 Johnny Cake Ridge Road
Apple Valley , MN United States
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Free

Join the South of the River Down Syndrome group in rooms 20 & 21 of Shepherd of the Valley Lutheran Church in Apple Valley. The Arc’s networking groups give parents and caregivers of children and adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities a place to share information, resources, and emotional support. Most groups are led by parents of children with disabilities who understand the issues parents face. 

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¡Adelante! Saint Paul

September 26 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 6:30pm on day Fourth of the month, repeating until May 22, 2019

John A Johnson Achievement Plus Elementary School, 740 York Ave
Saint Paul, MN 55106 United States
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Free

¡Adelante! networking groups from The Arc Minnesota are for Spanish-speaking families who have children and or family members with intellectual and developmental disabilities. ¡Adelante! reflects the language and culture of the Spanish-speaking community and welcomes all family members. Meetings begin with social time for families to get acquainted along with sharing food. Then adults hear presentations on topics such as disability services, special education and more, while children enjoy fun activities.

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October 2018

Self-Advocacy Advisory Committee – Twin Cities Region

October 9 @ 5:00 pm - 7:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 5:00pm on day Second of the month, repeating until December 11, 2018

The Arc Minnesota, 2446 University Ave W, Suite 110
St Paul, MN 55114 United States
+ Google Map
Free

Join The Arc’s Self-Advocacy Advisory Committee and make change happen! You’ll build skills and become a leader while you work on important issues.  Members learn about issues, plan activities and work on goals as a team. Some members lead meetings or speak at events. Committee meetings are from 5:00-7:30 pm on the second Tuesday of every month at The Arc Minnesota. 

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Who I am and What I Need: How Services Can Help me Reach my Goals – Twin Cities Region

October 9 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

This event is geared towards self-advocates who are interested in understanding how their services can help them reach their personal goals. This will be an interactive, discussion-based training in which we will help participants identify what is important to/for them and how their services can help. Those that attend will also be able to learn more about person-centered planning, an in-depth look at a person’s dreams and goals for the future, which The Arc Greater Twin Cities offers.   Register…

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¡Adelante! Minneapolis

October 11 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 6:30pm on day Second of the month, repeating until May 9, 2019

Andersen United Community School, 1098 Andersen Lane
Minneapolis , MN United States
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Free

¡Adelante! networking groups from The Arc Minnesota are for Spanish-speaking families who have children and or family members with intellectual and developmental disabilities. ¡Adelante! reflects the language and culture of the Spanish-speaking community and welcomes all family members. Meetings begin with social time for families to get acquainted along with sharing food. Then adults hear presentations on topics such as disability services, special education and more, while children enjoy fun activities.

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